Chettinad Recipes

Everyday Meal Plan : Try our Chettinad Style Recipes to create a Delicious Lunch

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 00:00

This week create a spicy and rich meal which will tingle your taste buds and bring back your memories on authentic style Recipes. As our day goes busy packing quick lunch meals and eating ready made food, we often forget to get back to how we used to cook with our home prepared spice mixtures and homemade recipes. So take a day and try to create a meal that will get you back into the kitchen with those nostalgic feeling of making your meals right from the basics. 
Chettinad Vegetable Pulao Recipe -Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Chettinad Vegetable Pulao Recipe -Roz Ka Khana With Figaro Olive Oil

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 00:08

Chettinad Vegetable Pulao is a classic South Indian way of making rice. The spices are a unique blend of saunf (fennel seeds), black peppercorns with the addition of baby onions, ginger and garlic which add to the taste. This Pulao is made with Basmati rice, which is aged & matured naturally for 24 months for its soft shiny look & sweet taste. Serve the Chettinad Vegetable Pulao along with Tomato Onion Raita and Vegetable Kurma for lunch or dinner. Did You know: Using olive oil in everyday cooking has a whole lot of health benefits. Apart from the reduced fat in the oil and numerous health benefits, it not only makes the food taste great but also does not alter the original taste of Indian food.  Other Pulao recipes that you can try are: Chana Pulao Recipe Kashmiri Pulao Recipe Spicy Daliya Pulav Recipe
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Chettinad Takkali Sadam Recipe (Chettinad Style Tomato Rice)

Chettinad Takkali Sadam Recipe (Chettinad Style Tomato Rice)

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 00:20

Chettinad Takkali Sadam Recipe is a flavourful tomato rice dish from the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. It is simple to make yet quite flavouful. You can prepare this in no time if you have cooked rice handy. Serve Chettinad Takkali Sadam Recipe along with Cauliflower & Cucumber Raita Recipe (Cauliflower Yogurt Salad) for Kids lunch box or for a quick lunch. If you like this recipe. try our other favorite rice recipes Vegetarian Nasi Goreng Recipe Sichuan Style Vegetarian Fried Rice Recipe Modur Pulao Recipe (Kashmiri Sweet Pulao) Saoji Methi Pulao Recipe (Fenugreek Leaves Pulao Cooked In Maharashtrian Spices)
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Chettinad Idiyappam Recipe

Chettinad Idiyappam Recipe

Sunday, 11 December 2016 00:00

The Idiyappam Recipe is a delicately made spicy dish. String hoppers are sauteed along with chilli paste and fresh vegetables. As the string hoppers are made of rice, this dish is gluten free . It is also a vegan dish and is so light on the stomach. Serve the Chettinad Idiyappam Recipe with coconut chutney or tomato chutney for a healthy wholesome breakfast, but they taste delicious even without any accompaniments.  Some more Idiyappam recipes that you can try are: Egg Idiyappam Recipe (Rice Vermicelli Upma with Scrambled Eggs) Akki Peni Sandige (Rice idiyappam Fryums) Idiyappam With Coconut Milk Recipe
Senai Kizhangu Varuval Recipe (Spicy Chettinad Style Yam Stir Fry Recipe)

Senai Kizhangu Varuval Recipe (Spicy Chettinad Style Yam Stir Fry Recipe)

Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

Senai Kizhangu Varuval Recipe (Spicy Chettinad Style Yam Stir Fry Recipe) is a tasty and quick recipe to made by using yam. The yam is thinly sliced and shallow fried till its nice crisp along with some spice and it is then tossed with crispy curry leaves. It is the best way to consume this vegetable as it tasty as well as crunchy and at the same time healthy as it is not deep fried. Yam is a peculiar vegetable to be used in many dishes but it is a good source of vitamin C and easily cures any sort of cold or flu. While purchasing look for the one that is small to medium sized, firm and are free of spots. Thus this will yield a better dish.  Serve the Senai Kizhangu Varuval Recipe (Spicy Chettinad Style Yam Stir Fry Recipe) as a side dish for curd rice to enjoy your lunch box meal. If you are looking for more side dish recipes here are some of our favorites :  Bengali Aloo Potol er Dalna Recipe - A Traditional VegetableSide Dish Best Indian Side Dish Recipes That Go Well With Curries & Sabzis Green Beans in Pomegranate Cream Sauce Recipe
Chettinad Muttai Paniyaram Recipe

Chettinad Muttai Paniyaram Recipe

Friday, 18 November 2016 00:00

Chettinad Muttai Paniyaram Recipe is a traditional dish famous in the region of Tamil Nadu. It is a variation made  from a rice batter filled in with High protein egg and some extra spice to kick star your Breakfast in a healthy way. The Paniyaram's usually made in a Paniyaram pan by using less of oil and shallow frying till it becomes crispy from outside, soft and gooey inside.  Serve the Chettinad Muttai Paniyaram along with onion and tomato chutney for a protein filled breakfast meal or you can also eat as a Tea Time snack. If you are looking for more Indian Breakfast recipes here are some of our favorites : Classic South Indian Rava Idli Recipe Green Moong Dal And Vegetable Idli Recipe Thonnai Idli Recipe (Dried Leaves Idli)
Chettinad Style Prawn Biryani Recipe

Chettinad Style Prawn Biryani Recipe

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:25

Chettinad Style Prawn Biryani Recipe is a South Indian version that is cooked with assorted spices and given the authentic Chettinad flavors by a wide usage of shallots, black pepper and coconut. Chettinad of cooking is an integral part of South Indian Cuisine, the rustic flavors of South India brings and amazing texture, flavor, and aroma to the food preparations. Chettinad spices are used both in vegetarian and nonvegetarian cooking and leave an equal impact on both versions. Typically served with Mint And Pomegranate Raita Recipe or any of your favorite raita, Chettinad style Prawn Biryani is a complete and a wholesome meal in itself. Here are a few more prawn delicacies to try Goan Prawns Balchao Recipe (Prawns Pickle) Prawns Coconut Curry Recipe Rava Fried Prawns Recipe Prawns And Spinach Spaghetti Recipe
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Kandarappam Recipe (Chettinad Sweet Appam)

Kandarappam Recipe (Chettinad Sweet Appam)

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 00:31

Kandarappam recipe is a sweet delicacy from the region of Chettinad and is considered to be a festive recipe as it is prepared on an auspicious day using 4 dals and consumption of 4 dals on any festive day is considered to be auspicious. Kandarappam is a sweet fried appam prepared using raw rice, 4 types of dal and jaggery. One can adjust the amount of sweetness added to appam based on their desire. Prepare this Kandarappam during this festive season and enjoy it to the fullest, with the festive meals. If you like this recipe, take a look at more festive recipes Ragi Arsi Vella Puttu Recipe ( Sweet Jaggery Millet Crumble Recipe) Karigadubu – Karnataka Style Karanji recipe Sweet Pongal With Thai Jasmine Rice And Palm Sugar Recipe Dry Fruits Suzhiyam (Boorelu) With Black Rice Recipe
Chettinad Muttai Masala Recipe (Chettinad Style Egg Curry)

Chettinad Muttai Masala Recipe (Chettinad Style Egg Curry)

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 00:57

Chettinad Muttai Masala Recipe is a flavourful egg curry very different from the other egg masala recipes. The use of the freshly dry roasted and ground chettinad masala makes it very aromatic giving it a nutty taste. Serve the Chettinad Muttai Masala Recipe along with Kerala Parotta and Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita to make it an interesting weeknight dinner. If you like this recipe, take a look at more recipes from Chettinad cuisine Spicy Chettinad Fish Fry Recipe Chettinad Pattani Kurma Recipe (Chettinad Peas Curry) Chettinad Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu (Steamed Lentil Balls Cooked in a Tangy Curry) Recipe Chettinad Poondu Rasam (Garlic Rasam From Chettinad) Recipe
Chettinad Style Uppu Mani Kozhukattai Recipe (Kara Pidi Kozhukattai/ Savory Rice Flour Dumplings)

Chettinad Style Uppu Mani Kozhukattai Recipe (Kara Pidi Kozhukattai/ Savory Rice Flour Dumplings)

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 00:31

The Chettinad Style Uppu Mani Kozhukattai Recipe is a traditional south indian rice flour based dumpling that is made during festivals especially Ganesh Chaturthi. A rice flour porridge is made, which is then shaped and seasoned with mustard, asafoetida and curry leaves. Serve the Chettinad Style Uppu Mani Kozhukattai Recipe for festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi and make the festival really special for your family. If you are looking to make Kozhukattai for festivals then you must try these classic recipes. Kara Vegetable Pidi Kozhukattai Recipe  Thengai Poornam and Ulutham Poornam Kozhukattai Recipe Kuthiraivali Upma Kozhukattai Recipe Kerala Brown Rice Kozhukattai Recipe Kothamalli Kozhukattai Recipe
Kathirikai Urulaikizhangu Kara Kuzhambhu Recipe

Kathirikai Urulaikizhangu Kara Kuzhambhu Recipe

Friday, 12 August 2016 00:29

lunch is a traditional Chettinad dish which is commonly prepared in all households of Chettinad with brinjal and potatoes. Brinjals and potatoes are cubed and cooked with spices in a tamarind – tomato base. The addition of tamarind and tomato lends sour taste to the gravy and addition of spices lends a spicy taste. The combination of sour and spicy makes it as a perfect accompaniment for rice. The gravy lasts for a couple of days due to the addition of tamarind and sour. Serve the Kathirikai Urulaikizhangu Kara kuzhambu with steamed rice, ghee and cabbage poriyal for a sunday lunch. Here are few more Chettinad Recipes which you can try at your home.  Chettinad Patani Kurma Recipe Chettinad Pepper Chicken Dry recipe Chettinadu Poondu Rasam. 
Chettinad Vegetable Pulao Recipe with Kohinoor Silver Basmati Rice

Chettinad Vegetable Pulao Recipe with Kohinoor Silver Basmati Rice

Saturday, 09 July 2016 08:38

Chettinad Vegetable Pulao is a classic South Indian way of making rice. The spices are a unique blend of saunf (fennel seeds), black pepper corns with the addition of baby onions, ginger and garlic which add to the taste. This Pulao is made with Silver Range of Kohinoor Super Basmati rice, which is aged & matured naturally for 24 months for its soft shiny look & sweet taste. Kohinoor Super Basmati rice is a 100% pure & original Pusa basmati variety which gives whitish slender rice with a buttery flavour and subtle aroma, thus making this the perfect rice for the special dish, the Chettinad Vegetable Pulao. Serve the Chettinad Vegetable Pulao along with Tomato Onion Raita and Vegetable Kurma for lunch or dinner. Other Pulao recipes that you can try are: Chana Pulao Recipe Kashmiri Pulao Recipe Spicy Daliya Pulav Recipe
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Chettinad Style Pepper Mushroom Recipe

Chettinad Style Pepper Mushroom Recipe

Monday, 20 June 2016 00:08

Chettinad Style Pepper Mushroom Recipe is a spicy dish having the prominent pepper flavor. Mushrooms are a storehouse of nutrients. It is a rich source of calcium and Vitamin D, making it beneficial for bone health and overall immune system in the body. Chettinad Style Pepper Mushroom is a semi gravy dish, making a great accompaniment for roti's and steamed rice for a healthy lunch or dinner. Have a look at our other popular Mushroom recipes Mushroom Strudel Recipe (Pie Dough & Filo Pastry) Mushroom Paratha Recipe Mushroom Chilli Recipe Cream of Mushroom & Spring Onion Soup Recipe

Saturday Night Dinner With Aromatic & Spicy Chettinad Menu

Friday, 10 June 2016 12:15

Chettinad is a cuisine from the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu and considered as one of the spiciest and aromatic cuisines of Indian owing to the extensive usage of freshly ground whole spices. Star anise and Kalpasi (Black stone flower/ kala patthar phool) are the spices included in many recipes which provides a distinct aroma to the Chettinad food. A variety of sun-dried meat, salted and preserved vegetables are used in the Chettinad recipes since the Chettinad region falls in the dry zone. Fish, prawns, crab, chicken and lamb are consumed in different blends of spicy gravies and dry blend of spices.
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Kosamalli Recipe (Chettinad Style Brinjal and Potato Mash)

Kosamalli Recipe (Chettinad Style Brinjal and Potato Mash)

Friday, 10 June 2016 00:04

Kosamalli Recipe is a very popular dish from the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. It is usually served with hot idiyappam or string hoppers. It is prepared using minimal spices, hence it is lighter on the tummy. Serve Kosamalli (Chettinad Style Brinjal and Potato Mash) with string hoppers/Idiyappam or idli or dosas for an interesting weekend breakfast. Browse for more breakfast ideas with- Mexican Style Omelette With Avocado Dressing Recipe Ujju Rotti Recipe (Indian Rice Flat Bread) Vegan Black Beans Stuffed Paratha Recipe Paneer Tikka Wraps Recipe
Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi Recipe

Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi Recipe

Thursday, 09 June 2016 00:02

Cauliflower or gobi is one of the most versatile vegetables I have seen. It adapts so well with most of the cuisines, whether they are Indian or International and this rendition of Chettinad style crispy chilli gobhi with pepper & chillies will you asking for more. Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi is perfect as a tea time snack or as starter or as a side dish to a South Indian Sapad. If you like this recipe, you can also try other tea time snack recipes such as Dal Fara Healthy Vegetable Poha Cutlet Microwave Dhokla Mexican Grilled Corn
Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai (Finger Millet Flour & Drumstick Leaves Savory Flat Bread) Recipe

Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai (Finger Millet Flour & Drumstick Leaves Savory Flat Bread) Recipe

Friday, 15 January 2016 03:39

Adai is a nutritious dosa variety from Chettinad cuisine. It is made from the combination of of dal, rice, millet and veggies. Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai is essentially a flat bread packed with proteins and is a wholesome breakfast recipe.There is no soaking, grinding or fermentation involved for this recipe. For those busy mornings, when you want to eat healthy and wholesome breakfast, this recipe is a life savior. With a little preparation done on the previous night, the Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai can be prepared under 10 minutes. This recipe is gluten free and diabetic friendly and can be served as a mid day snack even. Serve Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai with Carrot Peanut Chutney Recipe, South Indian Coconut Chutney,Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney. Try more such nutritious Ragi recipes like Ragi Idli Ragi Vermicelli/Semiya Recipe Ragi Oatmeal Dosa & Walnuts
Chettinad Rasam Powder Recipe

Chettinad Rasam Powder Recipe

Sunday, 27 December 2015 00:14

The Chettinad Rasam Powder Recipe is a classic and traditional recipe of the powder that is used in south indian homes. 'Rasam' or Charu/ Saaru is a flavourful South Indian Soup made from the juice of tamarind, tomatoes along with or without the Lentil broth. It can be sipped and enjoyed like a soup or mixed with rice. It is a great appetiser and has medicinal properties too. The Chettinad Rasam powder can be prepared in bigger batches and you can store them in an airtight container. It stays good for 3 to 6 months.
Mixed Vegetable Korma Recipe (Vegetables in Spicy Coconut Curry)

Mixed Vegetable Korma Recipe (Vegetables in Spicy Coconut Curry)

Monday, 24 February 2014 17:29

Mixed Vegetable Korma Recipe is a simple, yet delicious recipe that is made with a combination of spices. The gravy for this dish varies from region to region in India, but I most often make it the south indian style with coconut. Mixed Vegetable Korma Recipe makes a perfect spicy recipe that goes well with Appams, Dosa's, Parathas or even Plain Rice. Here are a few more similar recipes to try Corn Korma Recipe Vegan Navratan Korma Recipe Kakrar Jhal (Bengali Crab Korma Recipe) Kollu Vada Kurma Recipe (Horse Gram Fritters Spicy & Tangy Curry)
Chettinad Vendakkai Saddam Recipe (Spicy Okra Rice)

Chettinad Vendakkai Saddam Recipe (Spicy Okra Rice)

Monday, 16 September 2013 17:54

Chettinad Vendakkai Saddam or Bhindi Rice is a delicious South Indian Chettinad style preparation of the rice that is spicy, tangy and delicious. The rice is spiced with black pepper, small baby onions and gets its tanginess from the tamarind. The Chettinad Vendakkai Saddam makes a perfect one meal dish, that you can serve with raita for a weeknight dinner. If you like this recipe, you might also like- Arabian Chicken Mandi Recipe Beans And Carrot Masala Pulav With Black Eyed Beans Recipe Spicy Dalia Pulav Recipe
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